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Update: NASCAR investigating Bowyer spin, possible other shenanigans at Richmond

Update: NASCAR investigating Bowyer spin, possible other shenanigans at Richmond

September 8th, 2013 12:55 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NASCAR is reviewing evidence to determine if Michael Waltrip Racing attempted to manipulate the outcome of race that set the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship field.

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Defending champ Keselowski misses Chase; Edwards wins race at RIR

Defending champ Keselowski misses Chase; Edwards wins race at RIR

September 7th, 2013 10:36 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NASCAR will have a new champion at the end of the season. For now, it has yet another conspiracy after an ill-timed caution at Richmond International Raceway.

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10 drivers fighting for 5 Chase spots

10 drivers fighting for 5 Chase spots

September 7th, 2013 4:07 pm by Jim Utter, The Charlotte Observer

Who is in? Who is out? Who controls their own destiny? And who needs a lot of help? A lot of questions remain about who will make up the 12-driver NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

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Gordon on pole for Richmond race

Gordon on pole for Richmond race

September 6th, 2013 9:18 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., Sports Writer

Four-time series champion Jeff Gordon will try to race his way into NASCAR’s playoffs from the pole position after turning a track-record qualifying lap of 130.599 mph at Richmond International Raceway on Friday night.

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Whitt to replace Stremme at Swan Racing

Whitt to replace Stremme at Swan Racing

September 6th, 2013 12:39 pm by Associated Press

Swan Racing has hired Cole Whitt to drive the No. 30 Toyota for five races this season beginning next week at Chicago.

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Keselowski picks Logano to win NASCAR championship

Keselowski picks Logano to win NASCAR championship

September 6th, 2013 6:39 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

The two Penske drivers go into Saturday night's race at Richmond trying to lock up spots in the 12-driver Chase for the Sprint Cup championship field.

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Burton out at RCR in 2014

Burton out at RCR in 2014

September 4th, 2013 6:17 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Sprint Cup driver Jeff Burton, long considered a voice of reason in NASCAR's garage, and team owner Richard Childress will cut ties following this season.

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NASCAR bans driver's girlfriend for slapping rival

NASCAR bans driver's girlfriend for slapping rival

September 4th, 2013 6:00 pm by Associated Press

NASCAR has indefinitely banned a driver's girlfriend from all events for slapping a rival racer after the Camping World Truck Series race Sunday in Ontario.

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Stewart: Injury just a 'bump in the road'

Stewart: Injury just a 'bump in the road'

September 3rd, 2013 6:11 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart, upbeat and noticeably thinner Tuesday, called his broken leg “a small bump in the road” and said he expects to be back in a race car in time for next year’s Daytona 500.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Atlanta

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Atlanta

September 2nd, 2013 1:23 pm by Dave Ongie

After fighting through adversity to win his fourth Sprint Cup race of the season, NASCAR’s resident Young Gun left folks who follow the sport wondering if he had finally gained the maturity necessary to win a championship.

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